Van discusses how love for his city and some grassroots effort and can inspire a change in the Duke City.
About the speaker
Van Overton has been involved with child advocacy for many years. He is currently Executive Director of SpreadLoveABQ (an organization committed to developing creative fundraising solutions for child advocacy groups), Co-Founder of Duke City Dream Lab (an organization that works to make the arts accessible to all children), was on the New Mexico PTA Board of Directors for the last four years, and is an active volunteer in Albuquerque schools. Aside from being Albuquerque’s Volunteer of the Year, Van is a husband and father of two and has made child advocacy his life’s purpose, believing that anyone can make a meaningful impact on a child’s life by simply being available and showing up!
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My job is compassion. — Van Overton